Western Union Application Integration Architect in San Francisco, California

Job Title: Application Integration Architect

Requisition #: 1801466

Western Union is changing. Yes, we’re the company that moves money around the world quickly and reliably in 200 countries and territories. We are also present in over 510,000 locations bringing immense distribution convenience to our consumers. But we’re on the cusp of becoming much more than that. Our vision is to be the preferred financial services provider for the underserved – billions of people and businesses with unmet financial service needs. That means aggressively pursuing digital, mobile, ATM/kiosk and stored value card strategies that meet the needs of today’s global consumers and businesses. So if you’re looking for a company on the move – and truly one of the most diverse work environments on the planet – then Western Union could be for you.

Right now, we are seeking an Application Integration Architect with extensive systems integration experience, designing and leading architecture, design and engineering of digital payments or similar platforms. Must be able to multi-task, handling numerous competing priorities. Serve as internal subject matter expert and as a liaison between the internal business community, IT, and external partners. Manage development and change control activities. Possesses an understanding of technical and business trends, and uses this knowledge to bring solutions to our business partners. This highly visible, individual contributor role is a great opportunity to take the lead for a Fortune 500 company and set technical direction for the team and make a huge difference in a material way.

Sound interesting? Here are some specifics:

  • Architect,design and deliver integrated solutions involving products supporting acombination of SOA, rules driven complex event processing, businessprocess orchestration, and micro services.

  • Experience mayinclude a combination of EAI products from TIBCO, IBM, Oracle, MuleSoft,WSO2 or other; Experience in TIBCO BE, BW and EMS a plus

  • Provenexperience working with globally distributed engineers and serviceproviders.

  • Ability tomulti-task and handle numerous competing priorities.

  • Work withbusiness partners, understand needs and proactively lead to solutions.

  • Architect anddesign highly available, scalable, performant and highly resilientsystems.

  • Supporttroubleshooting system issues and drive solutions encompassing bestpractices, frameworks and processes.

  • Understand thecapabilities and limitations of EAI/middleware products and use cuttingedge solutions to address them.

  • Providetechnical guidance to engineering team in the implementation of enterpriseapplication integration solutions encompassing afore mentioned products’based solutions.

  • Conductarchitecture, design, code reviews to comply with best practices,standards and factors including extensibility, maintainability, securityand performance.

  • Assessexisting architecture/design and recommend improvements/ re-factoring.

  • Troubleshootissues and coordinate resolution with operations, functional, andtechnical teams.

  • Lead, mentorand coach to team members to adopt best practices, standards andprocesses.

  • Worksindependently on medium to large scale complex projects.

What you will need to succeed:

  • Bachelor'sDegree in Computer Science or Computer Information (preferred)

  • Technology orEngineering is a must Minimum of 7-9 years of experience in softwareengineering, architecture and systems integration experience in afast-paced corporate environment

  • 5+ yearsIntegration product experience with products such as IBM, BEA, Oracle,TIBCO, MuleSoft, WSO2 or other; Experience in TIBCO BE, BW and EMS a plus

  • Strongexpertise in architecting and designing SOA based solutions includingmicro-services and APIs

  • Experiencewith integration frameworks and standards such as BPM, ESB, Messageoriented middleware, ETL, RESTful and SOAP based web services, JSON andXML

  • Experienceworking in Linux/Unix environments; Cloud experience including AWS a plus

  • Comprehensiveexperience in Java, J2EE, JSP, EJB, HTML, Web 2.0, AJAX Experience withRDBMS and NoSQL databases; excellent SQL, PL-SQL skills

  • Experience inimplementing continuous integration and delivery (CI & CD)

  • Experienceassessing and implementing tools for devops including orchestration,version control, code quality and coverage, build and deploy, andautomated testing

  • Stronganalytical, problem-solving skills, and ability to triage technical issuesand drive resolution with cross functional teams Understanding of variousdevelopment methodologies, including RUP and Agile

  • Thrives onworking under pressure in a fast-paced multi-project environment

What it’s like here:

Western Union (WU) is a company on the move! We believe that when money moves, better things can happen. From small businesses and global corporations, to families near and far, or NGO’s in the most remote communities on Earth, WU helps people and business move money globally. We have a rich legacy of innovation, and are continuing to develop new and more convenient ways for our customers to send and receive money through digital, mobile and retail channels. We have a combined digital and retail network that spans over 200 countries and territories. Some companies specialize in cash-based retail money transfer and others play only in digital. We are leaders in both!

Being on the Western Union team means being tenacious and goal-oriented. It means taking risks and quickly finding the path to success. It means having integrity, and finding ways to make things work. It means thriving as part of a diverse, global team of over 10,000 people who are committed to moving money for better. It means being driven to win, and to do work that makes a difference… on a global stage. Sound like you? Apply now!

Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and success. Achieving our common vision depends on people with diverse backgrounds working together. Who knows; your unique point of view could be the key to our next groundbreaking idea. We’d love to explore that possibility!

Western Union is proud to be an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including applicants with disabilities, during the recruitment process, in accordance with applicable laws. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy or related medical conditions), national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or another protected category.

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